Frances Damato, 91, of Crystal River, Florida, passed away Sunday May 11, 2014, at Crystal River Health and Rehab Center. She was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Jersey City, N.J., and came here seven years ago from there. She was a member of St. Benedict's Catholic Church.
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She was preceded in death by her husband, Rosario N. Damato; two brothers; and five sisters. She is survived by her sons, Dennis Damato and wife Pat, Mark Damato and Gregory Damato; granddaughters, Danielle, Gina and Julia; and a great-grandson, Enzo.
Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel in Crystal River. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at St. Benedict's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Crystal River Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the Citrus County "Y" Capital Campaign, 3909 N. Lecanto Hwy. Beverly Hills, FL 34465. Arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory, Crystal River.
Strickland Funeral Home
1901 South Highway 19
Crystal River, FL 34429
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on May 13, 2014